Anxiety Therapy in Orlando: Neurofeedback [Interview Series]

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DR. GULNORA HUNDLEY, NEUROFEEDBACK THERAPIST IN ORLANDO

DR. GULNORA HUNDLEY, NEUROFEEDBACK THERAPIST IN ORLANDO

Looking for Anxiety Therapy in Orlando?

Welcome to this blog series on alternative approaches for working with anxiety in Orlando. In this series, I will highlight local professionals and resources that help people that are struggling with anxiety feel settled and calm. Our second guest to be featured is Dr. Gulnora Hundley. She uses Neurofeedback to help people work through anxiety. She is located in the Baldwin Park area.

How, specifically, does your treatment help people struggling with anxiety?

To treat symptoms of anxiety I utilize NeurOptimal Neurofeedback training, also known as EEG biofeedback, which is based on five decades of research into determining the impact of modifying brain electrical activity. To learn more about Neurofeedback, click here.

What is the most effective way you help anxious people feel calm?

Anxiety is an inefficient and energy consuming response to our moment-to-moment challenges. Training with NeurOptimal is a learning task. During a session the brain uses the feedback of it’s electrical activity, which it receives many times each second, to make itself work more effectively. When the brain detects a habitual response it will shift out of that patterning, and gradually learn to optimize itself. This positive change communicates that the brain is working hard to move into a state of regulation — calm, alert, present — which it is designed to do when not in a state of threat. It trains your brain to be more flexible and resilient.What type of transformation do you see in your clients that struggle with anxiety?

What type of transformation do you see in your clients that struggle with anxiety?

When clients are trained with NeurOptimal they may experience the following:

  1. Feeling calmer

  2. Increased mental clarity

  3. Dropping away of fears

  4. More appropriate and regulated response to stressful situations

  5. Feeling “lighter” and improved mood

  6. Increased motivation and ability to accomplish tasks


How long, on average, does it take for people that struggle with anxiety to feel better?

Study results of 1.2 million neurofeedback sessions indicate significant improvement was seen after 11–20 sessions. Neurofeedback patients, on average, train for 15–25 sessions.


What motivated you to help people in Orlando that struggle with anxiety?

I see how anxiety impacts my clients’ relationships, their performance at work or school and their ability to maintain a normal daily life. Anxiety disorders are identified as the most commonly diagnosed disorder (12%; 36.3 million adults over a 12-month period), followed by mood disorders. Anxiety was also reported to likely occur in childhood, thereby negatively influencing overall development, including social and interpersonal abilities, achievement in school and cognitive development. I have noticed that sometimes talk therapy by itself is not enough to reduce symptoms of anxiety.  Medications may just treat the symptoms and do not correct the source of the problem in the brain. Therefore, I utilize NeurOptimal as a drug-free, non-invasive, non-addictive brain training system that can help reduce tension and increase a sense of calmness. 

How long have you been helping people in Orlando overcome anxiety?

I have been in Private Practice for 11 years and provided services for numerous adults and children with anxiety by utilizing the Neurofeedback system.

How should people contact you for services in Orlando?

Please feel free to contact me for a free 20-min consultation:

Email: drgh@optimallifebalance.com

Phone: 407-973-0872 

Website: http://www.optimumlifebalance.com/

More about Dr. Gulnora Hundley

Dr. Gulnora received a Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) from Tashkent State Medical School and worked for 10 years as a hospital staff psychiatrist. She also received a Candidate of Science Degree (Ph.D. equivalent) from the Institute of Mental Health in Moscow, Russia. She immigrated to the United States in 1994 and completed graduate studies (Masters and Ph.D.) at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist by the Florida Department of Health and a Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider. She has extensive experience treating adults with a variety of mental health issues, including anxiety, phobias, depression, bipolar disorder, relationship issues and life transitions in both the United States and the former Soviet Union. A fun fact, she practices psychotherapy in 3 Languages! English, Russian, and Uzbeck.

Want more Orlando Counselor Interviews?

Read our interview with Anastasia Bipat, LMHC about EMDR here.

Want to learn more about Orlando Counseling services?

Visit my anxiety counseling page or my trauma counseling page.

Or you can send me a message here.


Lauran is an anxiety and trauma therapist providing counseling in Orlando, FL. She also specializes in helping people heal old broken relationship patterns that keep them from finding, creating, and keeping healthy relationships with partners, friends, and family. Lauran uses a down to earth approach infused with cutting-edge therapies that go beyond traditional talking to help clients feel calm in their body and mind and find peace within themselves. Please visit my free Guided Meditations to help you feel settled and calm now.